Annual “Heydar Aliyev Cup” held in Moscow

27 May 2014 13:11 (UTC+04:00)

The 5th Annual "Heydar Aliyev Cup" Mini-Football Tournament has been held at the Luzhniki Olympic Complex in Moscow.

The event was initiated by Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and organized by the Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia (AYOR), AzerTag state news agency reported.

The tournament brought together 24 teams including the teams of the Azerbaijani Embassy, the All-Russia Azerbaijanis Congress, Karabakh, the All-Russia International Union of Youth, the Moscow branch of the All-Russia Azerbaijanis Congress, Regional Departments of the Azerbaijani Youth Organization of Russia in Kaluga and Tula, as well as 17 Azerbaijani clubs under Moscow universities.

Addressing the opening ceremony, humanitarian affairs adviser at the Azerbaijani Embassy Nigar Akhundova, Executive Director of the All-Russia Azerbaijanis Congress Ilgar Hajiyev and member of the administration of the AYOR Emin Hajiyev congratulated the participants of the event and wished them successes.

The Moscow Humanitarian Economic Institute team became the winner of the "Heydar Aliyev Cup" for the 5th time, while "Baku" finished second.

The teams of the Azerbaijani Embassy and Moscow State Juridical Academy won the bronze medals.